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Thursday, February 21, 2019
  I know how difficult recovering from injuries sustained on the battlefield can be. The recovery process is often long and takes different physical and psychological tolls on every veteran. Additionally, as a father of four, I know how difficult it can be to take care of yourself when you have little ones to look after. For far too long, veterans in need of medical care have gone weeks, ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, General News Article, Press Release
Thursday, February 21, 2019
On Friday, March 1, 2018, the Public Works Department will begin the replacement of a Box Culvert along SE Dixie Highway just south of the SE Cove Road intersection in Stuart. The project consists of box culvert removal and replacement, clearing and grubbing, resurfacing improvements, signing and pavement markings, and sodding. This work will require a temporary road diversion and a temporary ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Press Release, Community, Human Interest
Thursday, February 21, 2019
Local teens will be tuning in at the library as Martin County Library System (MCLS) celebrates the annual Teen Tech Week™ March 3 through 9. They join thousands of other libraries and schools across the country who are celebrating this year's theme, "Get Connected," to raise awareness about how MCLS creates a space to extend teens' learning beyond the classroom where they can explore, create, and ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Press Release, Education, Human Interest
Thursday, February 21, 2019
Categories: Education, Human Interest, Community, General News Article, Press Release
Wednesday, February 20, 2019
 Notice is hereby given of the following meetings to be held at the Martin County Administrative Center, 2401 SE Monterey Road, Stuart, Florida and other locations as indicated for March 2019. Matters affecting your personal and property rights may be heard and acted upon. All interested persons are invited to attend and be heard. Written comments may be sent to the Board of County Commissioners, ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, General News Article, Press Release
Wednesday, February 20, 2019
For South Fork High School senior Cori Davis, the month of March will forever represent more than just the start of spring. As a renowned Special Olympics equestrian who has been selected to compete in next month’s World Games in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, March will always hold a special place in Cori’s heart.  Cori is an active member of Martin County’s chapter of Special Olympics ...read more
Categories: Education, General News Article, Press Release, Community, Fun Facts, Human Interest
Wednesday, February 20, 2019
On Saturday, March 2, 2019, The Wild Dolphin Project presents their 2nd annual signature event, Wild Ocean Science, to be held at Eissey Campus Theatre at Palm Beach State College, Palm Beach Gardens, FL.  This annual fundraiser for The Wild Dolphin Project, a non-profit research organization based in Jupiter, Florida, will feature a presentation by award winning and renowned National Geographic ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, General News Article, Press Release
Wednesday, February 20, 2019
Categories: Community, General News Article, Press Release, Fun Facts, Human Interest
Wednesday, February 20, 2019
It’s no secret that tourism, boating, fishing and recreation are the backbone of our local economies. Business owners rely on clean waters and a healthy environment to support our communities and earn a living each and every day. As I’ve said time and time again, it is absolutely critical to prevent seismic airgun testing - the first step in offshore drilling - from beginning off our shores. ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
Tuesday, February 19, 2019
Tomorrow we have a once in a decade (or even more) opportunity to make a real difference for our waterways, and I want share with you some more information on how you can get involved in the fight against extremely harmful Lake Okeechobee discharges. Please join me in Stuart tomorrow - Tuesday, February 19th - for the next two of the Army Corps of Engineers public forums on the Lake Okeechobee ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
Tuesday, February 19, 2019
Did you know that the Department of Veterans Affairs has been performing extremely painful and distressing research experiments on dogs? Despite our efforts in recent years to cut funding from these programs, a number of VA facilities have continued to conduct horrible tests including everything from drilling into dogs’ skulls to inducing heart attacks and collapsing their lungs. The VA has ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
Tuesday, February 19, 2019
It’s no secret that there is a true crisis at our southern border. In fact, President Obama called it just that in 2014. Sadly, it seems like some of my colleagues in Washington now want to pretend it’s just not happening. This is unacceptable. The failure to adequately fund a common sense, pro-security solution has left our Southern border vulnerable to illegal immigration, deadly drugs, and ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
Tuesday, February 19, 2019
This Through With Chew Week, Feb. 18-24, Tobacco Free Florida and the QuitDoc Foundation are encouraging smokeless tobacco users to set a quit date and create a personalized quit plan using Tobacco Free Florida’s free Quit Your Way tools and services. Through With Chew Week raises awareness about the dangers of smokeless tobacco use (chew, dip and snus) and the many effective resources available ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
Tuesday, February 19, 2019
In December 2017, the Board of County Commissioners initiated an amendment of the text of the Comprehensive Growth Management Plan "to strengthen Goals, Policies and Objectives that encourage in-fill development and redevelopment in the CRAs."    At the Thursday, February 21, 2019 meeting of the Local Planning Agency (LPA), staff will present to the LPA some of the issues and policies being ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release, Community
Friday, February 15, 2019
Come join the Nature Center for our Spring Series Tuesday Morning Hikes. Join Naturalists as we explore local natural areas. Note varying starting times. ALL OF OUR HIKES ARE ABOUT 1-2 MILES AND UP TO TWO HOURS If you have specific questions about the terrain or specific needs please call us at (772) 546-2067. Reservations are required as space is limited. Caravans and carpools may be available ...read more
Categories: Education, General News Article, Press Release, Community, Fun Facts, Human Interest
Friday, February 15, 2019
On Monday, February 11, Rehmann’s Vero Beach, FL office hosted its fourth annual Indian River State College (IRSC) Chef Challenge at Quail Valley River Club. The event offered students an opportunity to showcase their culinary talents to a large group of guest judges. The members of the winning team were awarded with a scholarship from Rehmann to be used toward tuition, books or supplies needed ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, General News Article, Press Release
Friday, February 15, 2019
On Sunday, Feb. 24, the 13th  Annual Lundin Kudo Empty Bowls Project will take place from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Woman’s Club of Stuart,  729 East Ocean Blvd. The event honors the late ceramic artist Lundin Kudo and raises money to fight hunger in Martin County.   Enjoy a serving of savory soup and locally baked bread served in hand-crafted bowls created by noted local artists. Keep the ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, General News Article, Press Release
Friday, February 15, 2019
After years of a sluggish economy and stagnant wages, tons of Americans are finally hopeful and optimistic again. Just the other night, President Trump gave a powerful State of the Union Address and had this to say about America’s booming economy: “The United States economy is growing almost twice as fast today as when I took office, and we are considered far and away the hottest economy anywhere ...read more
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Friday, February 15, 2019
It’s no secret that there is a true crisis at our southern border. Sadly, there seem to be a lot of people who want to pretend it’s just not happening, and as a result, our border has been left vulnerable. Just last week, President Trump said in his State of the Union Address: “Not one more American life should be lost because our Nation failed to control its very dangerous border.” I agree. ...read more
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Thursday, February 14, 2019
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Thursday, February 14, 2019
Kiplinger Nature Preserve provides a perfect backdrop for our explorations and discussion of Ethnobotany, Saturday, February 16 at 10 a.m. The preserve encompasses over 150 acres of sand pine/scrub oak, pine flatwoods, freshwater wetlands, and mangrove dominated tidal swamp. Here we will discover how people of long ago not only survived but thrived in what many consider to be a harsh ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
Thursday, February 14, 2019
Music at The Mansion is a concert series hosted and organized by the Martin County Parks and Recreation Department. The event takes place 6 times a year, the first Sunday of every month from December to May. Located at the amphitheater outside The Mansion at Tuckahoe at Indian RiverSide Park in Jensen Beach, the venue offers the perfect setting for fun.The concert series has sparked the interest ...read more
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Thursday, February 14, 2019
SUPPORTING ISRAEL AND CONDEMNING HATE Following my service in the United States Army, I volunteered alongside the Israeli Defense Forces because our countries share the common ideals of freedom, democracy and mutual respect for all people. During my time in Israel, I had the honor of getting to know some of the most creative and caring people I’ve ever met who, for too long, have lived with a ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
Wednesday, February 13, 2019
North Palm Beach, Fl: Donna Carbone, the Managing Director of the Burt Reynolds Institute, announced that she is looking for eight to 10story tellers for the second Tongues a’Wagging – Community Storytelling Event. Back by popular demand, this production follows closely on the success of the February Valentine’s Day show.   Tongues a’Wagging is a unique opportunity for residents of Palm Beach ...read more
Categories: Community, Fun Facts, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
Wednesday, February 13, 2019
State of the County event registration now open  Please join us Monday, February 25 at the New Hope Fellowship Church for the annual State of the County Address. Martin County Administrator Taryn Kryzda will take us through an in-depth review of the issues, challenges and accomplishments that drove Martin County government in 2018 and look ahead to projects and progress in 2019 and ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Human Interest, Political, Press Release
Wednesday, February 13, 2019
A couple months after I was injured in Afghanistan and recovering at Walter Reed, I was invited to attend the State of the Union Address. Just the other night, I had the opportunity to pay it back by inviting SGT Joseph Burke, who is currently recovering at Walter Reed from an IED explosion in Afghanistan, as my guest to President Trump’s State of the Union Address. It was a great honor to be able ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
Wednesday, February 13, 2019
On Friday, February 8, Gulfstream Goodwill Industries, in cooperation with Palm Beach County, City of West Palm Beach, GL Homes, Quantum Foundation, and Florida Housing Finance Corporation, celebrated the groundbreaking of Home at Tamarind.   When completed, Home at Tamarind will house six persons with developmental disabilities who are either homeless or near homeless. Gulfstream Goodwill ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, General News Article, Press Release
Tuesday, February 12, 2019
This week the Army Corps of Engineers held their first three public planning meetings on the new proposed Lake Okeechobee System Operating Manual, also known as LOSOM. But don’t worry if you couldn’t make the meetings this week because there are still plenty of opportunities to make your voice heard about the harmful effects of toxic discharges. The full list of remaining meetings can be found ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Press Release, Economic, Human Interest
Tuesday, February 12, 2019
Lynne Barletta is honored to be speaking at Beit HaYam Temple in Stuart this Wednesday at 1 PM about the epidemic Human Sex Trafficking! Parents and friends this is open to the public. Come and find out what is happening in our area and protect your children! This is what Catch the Wave of Hope is doing locally to create awareness .... please invite a friend
Categories: Education, Human Interest, Community, General News Article, Press Release
Tuesday, February 12, 2019
On Thursday, February 14, 2019, Pike Electric will begin a FPL pole replacement project on    SE Osprey Street. This work will necessitate intermittent lane closures on SE Osprey Street between SR-5 (SE Federal Highway) and SE Gomez Avenue between the hours of 9:00 am and 3:30 pm weekdays only. The work is anticipated to be complete by March 15, 2019. Motorists are encouraged to exercise caution ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, General News Article, Press Release
Tuesday, February 12, 2019
On Wednesday, February 13, 2019, FPL will be performing pole maintenance on the corner of SE Ocean Boulevard and SE Illinois Avenue. This work will necessitate a westbound lane closure on SE Ocean Boulevard between the hours of 9:00 am and 3:30 pm. The work is anticipated to be complete by February 14, 2019. Motorists are encouraged to exercise caution and expect minor delays.  The Martin County ...read more
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Tuesday, February 12, 2019
Categories: Community, Human Interest, General News Article, Press Release
Tuesday, February 12, 2019
March 15, 2019 is the date and Jonathan Dickinson State Park is the place if you like nature and adventure, hiking and camping!   Space is limited so act fast to reserve a spot. Registration ends 12:00 pm March 8. Then join others for an enjoyable and educational weekend.    Note that there is a one hour preliminary meeting on March 9, 2019.
Categories: Fun Facts, Human Interest, Community, General News Article, Press Release
Tuesday, February 12, 2019
Martin County Board of County Commissioners is pleased to announce the opening of the U.S. Customs and Border Protection Facility at Martin County Airport. Customs officially opened its doors to aircraft and marine vessels today, receiving it's first customer by air at 11:55 a.m. this morning. "It's truly exciting," said Sam Carver, Martin County Airport Manager. "This allows Martin County ...read more
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Tuesday, February 12, 2019
The CPA firm of Caler, Donten, Levine, Cohen, Porter & Veil, P.A. (CDL) announces the launch of CDL Controller Services.  The new service is designed to assist restaurants, real estate companies and small businesses with supervisory maintenance of their current accounting and bookkeeping practices.   All engagements will be performed on a consulting basis, providing a cost-saving advantage over ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, General News Article, Press Release
Monday, February 11, 2019
The Martin County Office of Tourism and Marketing is pleased to share the latest installment of Martin County Television's (MCTV) Destination Treasure Coast. This edition of Destination Treasure Coast takes us back to downtown Stuart to explore some of the activities and excursions you can experience here. Join host Bob Hogensen as he takes viewers on a tour through the recent downtown street ...read more
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Monday, February 11, 2019
The Martin County Board of County Commissioners is seeking applications from individuals interested in being considered for appointment to fill two vacancies on the Health Facilities Authority. All individuals serve without compensation and are requested to submit an Application for Appointment to Martin County Administration by Friday, March 8, 2019. For an Application, please call Martin County ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Community, General News Article, Press Release
Monday, February 11, 2019
 An election, sponsored by the Treasure Coast Community Action Agency Advisory Board and Martin County Board of County Commissioners, will be held on Monday, March 11, 2019 at the Health and Human Services Division, 435 SE Flagler Avenue, Stuart, Florida at 12:00 noon.  A representative of the low-income population will be elected to serve on the Treasure Coast Community Action Agency Advisory ...read more
Categories: Community, Political, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
Monday, February 11, 2019
The Board of County Commission is seeking applications from individuals interested in being considered for appointment to fill a vacancy on the Board of Zoning Adjustment. All individuals serve without compensation and are requested to submit an Application for Appointment to Martin County Administration by Friday, March 8, 2019. For an application, please call 288.5756 or send email to ...read more
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Monday, February 11, 2019
 Martin County's Ecosystem Restoration and Management staff will be working on facilities at Clifton S. Perry Beach Preserve over the next two weeks. Beginning Monday, February 11, staff will rebuild the fishing pier and utilize the parking lot and boardwalk to stage materials.The Clifton S. Perry Beach Preserve Project was designed to provide Martin County residents and visitors with nature-based ...read more
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Monday, February 11, 2019
  Be Part Of The Magic Of Theatre!!The Barn TheatreSummer Camp 2019“Reach For The Stars!”A four week summer camp for beginners to advanced! June 3rd - June 30thAges 3rd - 10th Grade  - Mon-Fri 9am-4pm • Perform In Award Winning Show• Engage In Self Discovery• Show Your Creative Expression• Grow More Self Confidence Camp Supervisor & Director Kristal Eckhardt For More Information,Contact The ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Education, Fun Facts, Human Interest, Press Release
Monday, February 11, 2019
For the fifth consecutive year, the Humane Society of the Treasure Coast (HSTC) has received the highest ranking possible — a coveted 4-star rating — from Charity Navigator for demonstrating strong financial health and commitment to accountability and transparency. America's largest and most-utilized independent evaluator of charities, Charity Navigator has placed the HSTC in the top 10 percent ...read more
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Monday, February 11, 2019
Kindergarten registration for the 2019-2020 school year in the Martin County School District begins next month. Parents and guardians of children who will be five years old on or before September 1, 2019 should register with the elementary school in their attendance zone starting March 18, 2019.  Parents and guardians should contact the individual schools directly for details on registration ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release, Community, General News Article, Human Interest
Friday, February 08, 2019
The mission of the Martin County School District is to “educate all students for success,” and the latest Advanced Placement (AP) testing data released by the College Board and the Florida Department of Education shows that the District is well on its way to achieving that goal.  Florida currently ranks first among the 50 states in AP test participation and third in the nation for performance on ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, General News Article, Press Release
Friday, February 08, 2019
PUBLIC COMMENT OPPORTUNITY ON TOXIC DISCHARGES   The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers currently determines when to discharge water to the east and west of Lake Okeechobee using a document called the Lake Okeechobee Regulation Schedule (LORS). This outdated and harmful regulation schedule is based on data from 2008 and causes serious damage to our community through frequent discharges of toxic ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Community, Human Interest, General News Article
Friday, February 08, 2019
INVITATION  The Stuart and Hobe Sound First United Methodist Churches are extending an invitation to any members of the Stuart/Martin County Chamber of Commerce to accompany them on their “HOLY LAND CLASSIC TOUR” in Israel from Nov. 4th to Nov. 13th , 2019. Open to all denominations.  For additional information contact Bob Kemmerer at 772-546-1167 orclick on this link to see the ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Thursday, February 07, 2019
When it comes to using the Microsoft Word and Excel platforms, you’d be hard pressed to find someone who matches the skill of Tyler Stout, a sophomore at Jensen Beach High School. He has the credentials to prove it, having recently been named the Florida State Champion in Microsoft Office Word 2013 and Excel 2013 by the Certiport, Inc. Microsoft Office Specialist organization.  Certiport, Inc.’s ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Education
Wednesday, February 06, 2019
 On Thursday, February 07, 2019, Pike Electric will begin a FPL pole replacement project on SE Robertson Road. This work will necessitate a north bound lane closure on SE Robertson Road between SE Cheerio Way and SE Quail Trail between the hours of 9:00 am and 3:30 pm weekdays only. The work is anticipated to be complete by February 15, 2019. Motorists are encouraged to exercise caution and expect ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, General News Article, Press Release
Wednesday, February 06, 2019
When Carra Crehan, the manager of the popular dining spot Chef’s Table, gave birth to her daughter Frances in August of 2017, she soon returned to the workplace – with baby in tow.  “My work is important to me, but I also didn’t want to miss any of that precious time with my daughter,” said Crehan.  Like many new mothers, Crehan found that she could still be productive at work, all while ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Press Release, Community, Human Interest
Wednesday, February 06, 2019
THE TOXIC WATER HAS SERIOUS HEALTH RISKS Last summer, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers discharged water from Lake Okeechobee that was 50 times more toxic than safe for human contact. As a result, family pets and local wildlife died, and people in our communities fell seriously ill. Believe it or not, the Army Corps won’t even acknowledge the health risks created by these discharges despite ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, General News Article, Press Release
Wednesday, February 06, 2019
Our Purse Party is getting a makeover! Grab your girlfriends and get ready for a fun night of shopping and pampering on March 21st from 5:30-8:30 PM. Yes, it’s Purse Party time, with a fun new spin to benefit The Children's Museum of the Treasure Coast! This modified Purse Party is welcoming women throughout the Treasure Coast at the gorgeous Mansion at Tuckahoe in the heart of Indian Riverside ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, General News Article, Press Release
Wednesday, February 06, 2019
 The Martin County Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA), in partnership with Florida Power & Light Company (FPL), brought light to a neighborhood in need. The Golden Gate LED Street Lighting Retrofit Project consisted of replacing 83 High-Pressure Sodium Vapor (HPSV) lights with newer, more efficient Light-Emitting Diode (LED) fixtures. "Working with FPL on this project is really exciting. We're ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, General News Article, Press Release
Wednesday, February 06, 2019
Calling all students 16 years and older - hot jobs make for a cool spring and summer!  Sailfish Splash Waterpark is taking applications to fill a variety of seasonal student positions for the 2019 operating season. "With the season set to kick off March 9, these student positions will fill up fast," said Todd Foust, Aquatics and Park Administrator. Available positions for students include ...read more
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Wednesday, February 06, 2019
Musical “You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown,”Based on The Comic Strip “Peanuts” by Charles M. Schulzby Clark Gesner  The Broadway musical of Charles M. Schulz’s lovable Peanuts gang will be at A.C.T. Studio Theatre in February.  “You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown” is deeply ingrained in the American psyche—from Peanuts comic strip to TV specials to this upbeat, delightful musical—and the years have ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, General News Article, Press Release
Wednesday, February 06, 2019
Christopher G. Cothran, CPA, CVA, CGMA, has joined HBK Valuation Group LLC (HBKVG) as a Director in the firm’s West Palm Beach, Florida office. HBKVG is an affiliate of HBK CPAs & Consultants. He has more than 14 years of experience in business and intangible asset appraisal, forensic and litigation support, and transaction consulting and has accumulated a body of valuation-related work that ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Press Release, Community, Human Interest
Wednesday, February 06, 2019
The community is invited to attend the public forum day of the Florida Atlantic University Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute 2019 Indian River Lagoon Symposium on Friday, Feb. 8 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Johnson Education Center Auditorium, 5600 U.S. 1 North, Fort Pierce. The forum, “Engaging the Public: What are the Counties Doing?” will provide panel presentations and discussions on the ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Press Release, Community, Human Interest
Monday, February 04, 2019
Harmful algal blooms (HAB) on both coasts of Florida are increasing in number and duration, pressuring local resource managers to find solutions to protect people and nature. Scientists with Florida Atlantic University’s Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute are partnering with 4Ocean to learn more about HABs in Lake Okeechobee through the deployment of the Navocean “Nav2” vehicle, the first ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, General News Article, Press Release
Monday, February 04, 2019
An emergency meeting of the Martin County School Board has been scheduled for 5:15 p.m. on Tuesday, February 5, 2019, regarding the Board's response to Executive Order 19-32 and Textbook Adoption. The agenda for Tuesday's emergency meeting is available here.  This meeting will be held in the School Board Meeting Room, 500 East Ocean Blvd., Stuart, FL 34994.
Categories: Education, Human Interest, Community, General News Article, Press Release
Monday, February 04, 2019
The Martin County Library System is excited to announce the return of BookMania! taking place on Saturday, March 2, 2019 at the Jensen Beach High School Performing Arts Center, 2875 NW Goldenrod Road in Jensen Beach, from 8:45 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Support the school by purchasing a juvenile or young adult book amd donating it to the book drive at the event. Authors will participate in one of ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, General News Article, Press Release
Monday, February 04, 2019
Last year I passed legislation to force the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to redo the Lake Okeechobee Regulation Schedule (LORS) that determines when toxic discharges from Lake O are sent into our community. That rewrite process starts now with a chance to make our community’s voice heard! Starting next week, the Army Corps of Engineers is going to be hosting a number of public forums to help ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, General News Article, Press Release
Monday, February 04, 2019
BLESSING OF THE FLEETFEBRUARY 9, 2019   Meet at Shepard Park600 SW Ocean Blvd Stuart, Florida  Come at 10:30 and we will set sail at 11:00Bring your parents, life vests and a bottle of waterWe are the Flagship-so we will be first!  All proceeds from The Blessing of the Fleet will go to River Kidz!  Call Barbara Osborn of The Rivers Coalition(772) 225-6849 for more information  Come and be on ...read more
Categories: Fun Facts, Human Interest, Community, General News Article, Press Release
Friday, February 01, 2019
  Sparking Entrepreneurial Spirit:February 6 Pioneer Pitch Panel Offers New Entrepreneurs Opportunity to Bring Their Ideas to Market   Pitching their best business idea to a live audience with the prospect of attracting investors is the strategy for success that four teams of local entrepreneurs will take as they prepare to present their business plans to the Indian River State ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Community
Friday, February 01, 2019
Mike Brown Named the 2019 Entrepreneur of the YearMike Brown, retired CEO of Harbor Community Bank and Director of CenterState Bank, will be honored with the Dan K. Richardson Entrepreneurship Program’s 2019 Entrepreneur of the Year Award. This recognition will be the highlight of the Entrepreneur of the Year dinner taking place Thursday, March 7, at the Richardson Center on the IRSC Mueller ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Friday, February 01, 2019
                                                        Don't miss out on our Clay Shoot on February 8! There’s still enough time to register for our upcoming Clay Shoot! We welcome straight shooters, novices, and all skill levels in between to participate. All proceeds benefit Florida Oceanographic Society. Register online or ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Thursday, January 31, 2019
 The Annual Martin County Fair will begin on Friday, February 8, 2019 through Saturday, February 16, 2019, which will result in intermittent lane closures of the west southbound lane and the east northbound lane of Dixie Highway, parallel to the Martin County Fairgrounds during Fair hours. Motorists are encouraged to exercise caution and to expect delays through this area.   The Martin County ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Press Release, Community, Human Interest
Thursday, January 31, 2019
  Take the joy of sharing food, pair it with education of how to help run a commercial production kitchen, and you’ve built a career path to solid employment. That is the basis of Treasure Coast Food Bank’s Green Apron Program for people wanting a career in the culinary arts and in the hospitality industry. Registration is open for the 2019 schedule of classes, which begin March 13. “If you ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Press Release, Community, General News Article
Wednesday, January 30, 2019
The Martin County School District’s Career & Technical Education (CTE) programs and Career and Professional Education (CAPE) academies will present the annual “Career Academy Showcase” on Wednesday, February 6, 2019 in the Martin County High School Gymnasium. All high school Career Academy programs will be on display, with CTE high school teachers and students showcasing what makes these ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Press Release, Community, Human Interest
Tuesday, January 29, 2019
  Treasure Coast Food Bank is seeking partners to expand its 2019 Summer Meals Program across the Treasure Coast. The program provides breakfast, lunch, and snacks to children once schools close for the summer and access to school cafeterias no longer is available. It lets kids be kids without worry about where their next meal will come from. More than 46,000 students in Martin, St. Lucie, and ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
Tuesday, January 29, 2019
Carr, Riggs & Ingram, CPAs & Advisors (CRI), a top nationally ranked accounting and advisory firm offering innovative tax, audit, and business consulting services in the Treasure Coast and Palm Beaches, would like to congratulate Stephanie Murray, CPA; Joe Risse, CPA; and Joyce Ruggeri, CPA on their promotions to Partner.   With more than 15 years of experience, Stephanie Murray, CPA, works ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
Monday, January 28, 2019
The Hobe Sound Chamber of Commerce will host their Festival of the Arts which will result in the closure of CR-A1A (SE Dixie Highway) from CR-708 (SE Bridge Road) south to SE Mercury Street on Friday, February 1, 2019, beginning at 4:00 p.m. thru Sunday February 3, 2019 at 7:00 p.m.  Motorists are encouraged to exercise caution and to expect minor delays through this area.     The Martin ...read more
Categories: Fun Facts, Human Interest, Community, General News Article, Press Release
Monday, January 28, 2019
West Palm Beach, FL - For boaters navigating to and from Lake Okeechobee, the South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) will soon close several navigation locks on the north shore for safety reasons. The closures are a result of persistent drier-than-average conditions that have reduced water levels in Lake Okeechobee. Injury and lock damage could occur when boats pass through these ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Press Release, Community, Human Interest
Monday, January 28, 2019
LIMITED TIME OFFER - 80th Anniversary Special (3 DAYS ONLY)The 'Wizard of Oz' is returning to theaters for three days to celebrate the 80th anniversary of its release.In the spirit of 'Oz,' we are offering a $25 discount on every reservation during this historical occasion.  Don’t miss out on this special opportunity.   Anniversary ticket prices ($150/reservation) will be available Sunday, January ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Press Release, Education, Human Interest
Monday, January 28, 2019
 The Martin County Board of County Commissioners is seeking applications from individuals interested in being considered for appointment to fill a vacancy on the Animal Care and Control Oversight Board. All individuals serve without compensation and are requested to submit an Application for Appointment to Martin County Administration by Friday, February 22, 2019. For an application, please call ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, General News Article, Press Release
Monday, January 28, 2019
 STUART, FL - The Martin County School District’s Head Start Program will begin accepting applications for the 2019-2020 school year on February 4, 2019. Parents will need to schedule an appointment to register during normal business hours at any of the following locations:  HEAD START OPEN ENROLLMENT SITES  Perkins Early Childhood Center                              Salerno Learning ...read more
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Monday, January 28, 2019
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Thursday, January 24, 2019
  Notice is hereby given of the following meetings to be held at the Martin County Administrative Center, 2401 SE Monterey Road, Stuart, Florida and other locations as indicated for February 2019. Matters affecting your personal and property rights may be heard and acted upon. All interested persons are invited to attend and be heard. Written comments may be sent to the Board of County ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
Thursday, January 24, 2019
 Hunters for the South Florida Water Management District's (SFWMD) Python Elimination Program are closing in on another significant milestone, with the 2,000th invasive snake expected to be eliminated soon.   SFWMD's python hunters have now eliminated 1,971 of the invasive snakes on District lands, stretching a combined length of almost 2.5 miles and collectively weighing more than 11.5 tons. ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
Thursday, January 24, 2019
Blue skies and soft breezes greeted students from Martin Youth LEADERship’s Class 22 on Tuesday, January 21, as they embarked on ENVIRONMENTAL Day.  37 students held their fifth monthly session of the school year at the St. Lucie Locks and at Jonathan Dickinson Park, learning about our local and state environment, its issues and its history.  Environmental Day Program Chair, Jennifer Ferrari, ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
Thursday, January 24, 2019
Urban Retail, best practices for cities and town centersBob Gibbs will discuss developing innovative yet practical methods for applying modern trends to town centers and historic cities. Mr. Gibbs will offer concepts and principles for town planning and smart growth in Martin County Community Redevelopment Areas (CRAs).  When:                         January 24                                    ...read more
Categories: Community, Economic, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
Thursday, January 24, 2019
Job Description    Title:                           Executive Director  Organization:             Business Development Board of Martin County, Inc.  Duties:                        The Executive Director is responsible for planning, directing, managing, and overseeing the activities and operations of the Business Development Board of Martin County.  Key Responsibilities:  I. Vision, Mission, ...read more
Categories: Chamber, General News Article, Press Release
Wednesday, January 23, 2019
Automated operation of the S-25 water control structure gates will be unavailable starting Thursday, Jan. 24, due to required repairs to the hydraulic lift system. The S-25 gate will be operated by crane during the repair, which is estimated to take 60 days to complete.  If water conditions require the opening of S-25 during this time the lack of automatic control will result in larger than normal ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
Wednesday, January 23, 2019
The federal government has been shut down for an unprecedented 31 days, and it is unclear when it will reopen. Meanwhile, hardworking people right here in Martin County are struggling to make ends meet. House of Hope has experienced an influx of inquiries regarding the local federal employees and government assistance recipients who are worried about keeping food on the table if the shutdown ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
Wednesday, January 23, 2019
***New for Next School Year: VPK Program to be Offered at Bessey Creek Elementary School***  STUART, FL - The Martin County School District's Voluntary Pre-Kindergarten Program (VPK) will begin accepting applications for the 2019-2020 school year on February 4, 2019. The program is available at select schools with limited enrollment.  VPK is an early learning program that provides ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
Wednesday, January 23, 2019
When I was serving in Afghanistan, trash and human waste were often burned in open air pits. In the last 30 years alone, over 140,000 United States’ service members have reported exposure to similar burn pits and the toxic airborne chemicals they produce. That is far too many, and the number of unreported exposures is likely higher. Exposure to these toxic burn pits has caused an alarming ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
Wednesday, January 23, 2019
On January 25, Martin County's Emergency Management Agency, the St. Lucie County Department of Public Safety and Florida Power & Light (FPL) will conduct siren maintenance testing of the outdoor warning sirens for the St. Lucie nuclear power plant. Each of the sirens in Martin County will sound for 20 seconds between 8:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. Before and after the sirens sound, a message will be ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
Wednesday, January 23, 2019
TAX REFORM & INVESTMENT UPDATE  Please join us for a FREE but valuable seminar. Ben DiGirolamo, one of our firm’s leading tax specialists, will discuss the Tax Cuts & Jobs Act. Brian Sommers, HBKS’s Chief Investment Officer, will be discussing the ever changing and volatile investment markets.  DATE: Thursday, January 24, 2019   TIME:  8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.Refreshments will be servedLOCATION: ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
Tuesday, January 22, 2019
  MARTIN COUNTY FAMILIES IMPACTED BY GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN ENCOURAGED TO APPLY FOR MEAL BENEFITS    STUART, FL - Martin County families that have been impacted by the federal government shutdown are encouraged to apply for free or reduced-price meal benefits through the National School Lunch Program.  The District's Food & Nutrition Services Department provides appealing and ...read more
Categories: Chamber, General News Article, Community, Press Release
Friday, January 11, 2019
Treasure Coast Real Estate Great to be remembered  Stuart, FL – It is with deep sadness that we announce the unexpected death of Stephen Bohner. Stephen died in Stuart on Wednesday, January 9th, at age 65. Leadership of Premier Realty Group will continue under Jessica D. Bohner, his daughter, along with son, Sean L. Bohner, for Premier Rental Group. Jessica and Sean are both the third generation ...read more
Categories: Chamber, General News Article, Community, Press Release
Monday, November 26, 2018
Categories: Community, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release

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